Yesteryear screen goddess Waheeda Rehman marvels at the superior current filmmaking techniques and praises the `smart and focussed``young generation, but says that the present lot has `a shorter life` on the screen as compared to those of her time.
Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman today said that she was clear on two things when she started her film career - one that she will not wear a bikini and other that she would not change her name as was the phenomenon at that point of a time.
It pains veteran actress Waheeda Rehman to talk about her "soul sister" Nanda in the past tense. She says she will always remember her friend of 55 years as a "thoughtful, caring and loyal" person, who loved to cook and never let "an iota of professional insecurity" come in the way of their unique friendship.
Picture this - stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and the evergreen beauty Waheeda Rehman dancing to the tunes of AR Rahman`s "Jai ho" along with the Oscar composer on stage. This picture perfect moment came alive in the capital Saturday.
Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman got a standing ovation as she received the inaugural Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year at the opening ceremony of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here.